Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Middleware
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 106 118
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12 +36
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 19 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.99% 1.73% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 4.60% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 19
Wales median annual salary £48,000 £45,269 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.03% +17.58% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,300 £40,750 £36,400
90th Percentile £69,300 £50,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -4.17%

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 730 805 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.02% 37.67% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 598 720 832
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,950 £23,773
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,172 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware in Wales.

Salary trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Wales over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +1 18 £48,000 +6.03% 3
West Wales +9 1 £40,000 -16.03%
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) DNS
5 7 (36.84%) REST
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (31.58%) JMeter
6 6 (31.58%) SOA
6 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 6 (31.58%) Gatling
6 6 (31.58%) Rational Team Concert
6 6 (31.58%) Rational Quality Manager
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) DevOps

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (5.26%) Anypoint
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Serverless
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) GitHub
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) Gatling
3 6 (31.58%) JMeter
3 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (31.58%) Rational Quality Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Middleware Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) SOA Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) CGI
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
5 1 (5.26%) JMS
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) OAuth
5 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.26%) SAML
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) SPNEGO
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Fedora
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Microservices
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Human Factors
6 2 (10.53%) RAD
6 2 (10.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (10.53%) SysML
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
4 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Java 8
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) PTC Integrity
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Salt
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) PTC
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Apigee
4 1 (5.26%) Mashery
4 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk